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on of sandy carter. you're probably watching over there in our cube. sandy, thank you for your service and dedication to the people of iowa and the third district. and i could go on and on. back in iowa, there's jay buyers, sally bowser, grant woodard. frequently i would stand before a group and invite train to stand before you as a surrogate son from vietnam, was one of the refugees and what he went through to yet to become an american and have the american dream. very special. so the list is long. i will stop. i know you have travels to do. but those of you in the room, bruce, thank you for your atributes and, jim, it's good to see you again. jim nussle, it's great too sew you. tim, thank you for your remarks and the service we've had together and, tom, i wish you continued success and i know that you believe what's good for our state. we come from the soil, really, and that's probably a good thing. so with that i want to say a fond farewell. i will continue to respond a -- to finally bring this down from 112 to 113, i say it's been my pleasure and my good fortune to live this much
. >>> barrelling towards the fiscal cliff. >>> and what a concert, superstars for sandy relief, some of the greatest music performers on stage for last night's all-star benefit concert. >> did you stay up? >> i knew it happening. >> there is sir paul mccarthy playing with nirvana. good morning. i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. >>> up first, new information about the 22-year-old sandwich shop worker who killed two people and critically wounded a teenager at a suburban portland mall. friends say jacob roberts was a happy young man until about a week ago when he quit his job and told his ex-girlfriend he was moving to hawaii. we are also learning more about the three people that robert shot. a dedicated hospice nurse, a former radio executive, remembered as a mentor and a jewelrymaker, and a 15-year-old girl who took a bullet to the chest but is expected to survive. dan simon is live from suburban portland. what else are you finding out about jacob roberts? you know, everybody is questioning what was the motive here? >> good morning. investigators have not found anything in ter
part of a star- studded evening to benefit those hit hard by superstorm sandy. >> alisha keys, rolling stones were there, bon jovi, clapton, your run of the mill rock and rollers, whole bunch of others lighting up the stage to raise funds. sandy damage estimates top $80 billion. hopefully that helped some of the folks. >> i'm sure they raised a lot of money. >> i had a chance to see bruce springsteen many years ago and what a concert that man puts on. wasn't a big fof his before. now love the boss. >>> cold temperatures and tides running very high. the king tides we are seeing an astronomical high tide with the sun and moon lining up just right. expecting that to peek out again this morning. it will peak out this morning and then low tides this afternoon. the main weather story with cold temperatures outside. we had showers yesterday. cold air from the gulf of alaska over the bay area dropping temperatures. out the door a frosty start to the day in many of the valleys. by the afternoon, mostly sunny and cool. there are more storms lining up on the horizon, more rain expected into tomor
for hurricane sandy. the sold-out show lasted nearly six hours and was said to have reached an audience of two billion, with a b, people around the world. it was broadcast over tv, radio, internet, quite a night if you were lucky enough to have a ticket. i was actually at another charity dinner where they auctioned off tickets to this event with a car waiting outside and some very generous person spend $19,000 and bought the tickets. >> not that much. >> 19 you think is not? >> i thought there were tickets earlier that were going for more than that, also. >> it was an extraordinary concert for an extraordinary situation. and -- >> it will be interesting to see how much money -- >> we'll probably find out soon enough how much money was raised. >> 12-12-12. and we're all still here. >> someone told me at 12:-12-12 and at 12:12, i called penelope. i wanted to be on the phone for that moment. i thought it was very row mant ek. you didn't do that. >> i didn't. >> it's really not 100 years. it's 88 years. was she laughing about that? >> she was. >> she's a big viewer. so she knew 100 years, you coul
a convert for the benefit of hurricane sandy victims. producers say an estimated 2 billion people were able to see the show. the cast of artists includes bruce springsteen, paul mccartney, alicia keys and kanye west. if you missed it, here is a small taste from new jersey native bon jovi. ♪ coming and they go their separate ways ♪ ♪ can't you tell from that final day ♪ ♪ and it's going on all you do is drink snodz ♪ i'm a cowboy >> proceeds made directly from the show will go to the robin hood fund which will be distributed to people throughout the region. perhaps a model of more things to come. >>> stim to come on this program, could shale energy be the key to america's economic future? find out why right after this. >>> welcome back to "worldwide exchange." the fed takes a new and sprietsing effort tying interest rates directly to the unemployment rates. >>> and a strong showing at italy and spain's latest debt auctions. the last ones of the year. analysts warn the results could be viewed by the small amount of paper on offer. >>> u.s. futures are drifting lower this morning a
. that's why for my upcoming benefit for victims of hurricane sandy, i booked the strongest, smartest comics i could find. my comedian friends and i will raise money to rebuild homes and lives one laugh at a time. so tune in next friday for my all star comedy special. >> together we can get new yorkers back to yelling at strangers and ignoring our friends. >> cenk: we have positive developments on the so-called war on drugs. they say it's not working in legalizing marijuana. now in a documentary called "breaking the taboo." this is what bill clinton said. >> we could have fighting and killing over cigarettess if we made it a felony over a cigarette, so we legalized it. if all you do is try to find a police or military solution to the problem, a lot of people die and it doesn't solve the problem. >> cenk: i wish he would have said that while he was in office. a lot of politicians say i can't believe we did that. that's really stupid. can you please reach that conclusion before you leave office. and of course jimmy carter, also on the right side. >> when i was president in 1979 i ma
backs and special dividends. but not to hire. >> not to spend the money. >> and sandy cutler on "mad money" last night, this is the guy who is now the head of eaton cooper, they call it eaton, saying construction is better, where i'm seeing some, some positives because the fed. we saw a number today that dazzled me, southern california best home sales in six years. >> have we ever gone into a recession when the home -- when the housing industry, excuse me, is on an upswing? >>> it is a huge part of the u.s. economy. obviously, if you just look at the breakout, only 10%. but the spinoffs of housing, automotive, very good, both in bull market mode. i attribute a lot of that to what the fed has done. gave lot of credit to the fed, perhaps, but also feel the debate shifted yesterday in washington. i began to hear way too many people say, you know what the president is curiously unengaged when it comes to cuts. i have always felt the president had the upper hand in this debate. i listened to bernanke and bernanke says, listen, i know they aren't going to come to deal. i see a lot of repub
their humvees and heavy trucks to transport delawareans with medical emergencies. when superstorm sandy struck just last month, 120 soldiers from delaware traveled with heavy equipment to assist in recovery efforts in new york and new jersey. when hurricane katrina devastated new orleans in 2005, two of our c-130 aircraft left from new castle airport the next day, carrying the first of what would be 400 troops from delaware who assisted with gulf coast recovery. the national guard is resourceful, ready to serve and they go everywhere they're called. these are truly citizen soldiers. when i was the county executive of new castle county, delaware, we had as many as seven different county employees at different times deployed overseas, many of them police officers, called up for their national guard service, folks who are the epitome of serving at home and serving abroad. so it's with a very personal sense of the needs and the challenges when i thank those employers who recognize that even when they are not at their desks, even when they are not contributing to their employer, our national guard
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